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Many of our places are still open. Find a place to visit near you.

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Discover more about Scotland’s heritage and how we’re working to protect it.

Many of our places are still open

Here’s our guide to which of our places are open, helping you make the most of the shorter days.

What to expect when visiting our places this winter

We’re looking forward to welcoming you back to as many of our properties as possible. We want you to enjoy your visit – your safety is our priority.

Burns Big Night In

Join us on Saturday 23 January as we take a cup of kindness in the company of friends for a celebration of Robert Burns and a showcase of Scottish talent.

What links Scotland’s National Bard to Bob Dylan?

Find out more about the connections between Robert Burns and one of America’s most famous songwriters.

Redeveloping the Great Garden at Pitmedden

Working with the landscape architect and Beechgrove Garden presenter Chris Beardshaw, we’re reinterpreting the classic parterre garden for the modern world.

Wildlife spotter’s guide: Grey Mare’s Tail

Grey Mare’s Tail is one of the most spectacular landmarks in southern Scotland. As you venture through this hanging valley, a wealth of wildlife species are revealed.

Wildlife spotter’s guide: Inveresk Lodge Garden

A mixture of habitats, including a garden, woodland, a meadow and a pond, results in a wide variety of wildlife found in this pretty hillside garden.

A path to the past

Craigievar Castle was once adjoined by a lower enclosing wall, known in Scots as a barmkin. Our installation of new paving and interpretation panels help to tell the story of this ‘lost wall’.